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Plaza de la Catedral

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Address: | Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
Phone Number: +53 7 8625109
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A must see

Lovely place to be. The Cathedral de San Cristobel is lovely and the square has a lovely peaceful atmosphere. There are shops and museums in this area.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely place to be. The Cathedral de San Cristobel is lovely and the square has a lovely peaceful atmosphere. There are shops and museums in this area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must visit. Try and go to the top of the church where you can get great views. The actual church is stunning

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Even at it's busiest it seemed tranquil and peaceful. Beautiful is hardly sufficient to describe it's architecture, statue's and pictures. A real place of retreat in an ultra busy city.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stunning cathedral visited by multiple popes we were on a tour of havana a stopped here took lots of pics

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the imposing Coral-stone front facade is a beautiful back-drop for photos. Very attractive square, fully pedestrianised (even trishaws not allowed) so no fumes or noise.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

HUGEEE! church and I really love it! before we got in of the Plaza outside there was people selling the same souvenirs they have inside for a way cheapper price but its really worth it to buy inside to, they have close to that place the "Bodeguita de enmedio" which is something really important, you must drink a mojito there... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Plaza de la Catedral or Cathedral square is a great place to ti enjoy old Havana. Listen to music and eat or drink at some of the cafes around there. Great to take pictures and to appreciate the arquitectural beauty of the Cathedral exterior and Interiors. Close by is The Modeguita del Medio Bar and restaurant famous for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place ,paid 1 CUC to go up the bell tower ,some fantastic views from the top ,well worth it

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked around the square, went into the Cathedral and enjoyed the buildings, the cobbled stones and the atmosphere

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's one of the main squares and a must for your visit to Havana. Apparently you can also go up the towers for 1 cuc but I didn't get a chance to do that as it was closed when I was there. So watch out for when the cathedral is open.

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